Jim Rickards

Gold As The Monetary System's Sun

"For millennia, people believed that the sun revolved around the earth, appearing, as it did, on the eastern horizon in the morning and setting on the western horizon in the evening... So, we can be forgiven if we educated modern-day people sometimes have difficulty in understanding that gold is the monetary sun."

Jim Rickards' "Golden Solution" To America's Debt Crisis

"The bottom line is that not even money printing has worked to get inflation moving... Is there anything left in the bag of tricks? There is actually. The Fed could actually cause inflation in about 15 minutes if it used it."

Could Market Complexity Trigger The Next Crash?

Just like in an avalanche, where various factors at the top of a mountain (accumulating volumes of snow, weather, temperature, geology, gravity, etc.) make up a complex system that is difficult to predict, markets are similarly complex... and prone to instantaneous collapse.

Jim Rickards: The North Korean Endgame is Playing Out Now

"The leadership in North Korea is hoping that the United States is bluffing and that they will be able to get a serviceable ICBM with a hydrogen bomb that could threaten or destroy LA before the U.S could do anything... The United States is facing a six month window to act and I believe they will."